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Snakes in Oklahoma

By Edward Hodsdon / June 18, 2021

There are 45 different types of snakes on Oklahoma including Rat snakes, Blind snakes, and many more. The majority of these species aren’t harmful to humans, although 7 venomous snakes are native to Oklahoma. The harmless species found in Oklahoma features a diverse range from Garter snakes and Hog-nosed snakes to Night snakes and Water […]

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Snakes in New York

By Snaketracks / June 2, 2021

There are 17 native snakes in New York state including Milk snakes, hognose snakes, and even rattle snakes. New York has a nice little variety of common snakes as well as three deadly, venomous ones: the Northern Copperhead, Timber Rattler, and Eastern Massasauga. While they are mostly harder to spot, they still do exist within […]

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Snakes in Colorado

By Snaketracks / June 2, 2021

There are 27 types of snakes in Colorado. Among these various species, there are three that are venomous and they are the Western Rattlesnakes, Massasauga, and the Midget Faded Rattlesnake. While the Midget Faded Rattlesnakes are harder to find since they can only be spotted in the Green River formation 7,000 feet below sea level, […]

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Snakes in Nevada

By Snaketracks / June 2, 2021

There are 23 different species of snakes in Nevada, several of them being venomous. Nevada is home to about 6 venomous snakes that you will have to look out for if you happen to go hiking or on nature walks. Some venomous snakes that roam the state include the Mojave Green Rattler, Panamint Rattlesnake, Mojave […]

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Snakes in Ohio

By Snaketracks / May 29, 2021

There are 27 native snakes in Ohio only three of which are venomous. They are the Northern Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake, and Eastern Massasauga. Locals have spotted the dangerous Water Moccasin, or Cottonmouth, as well. There have been claims of yearly sightings in Ohio’s waters. Ohio is quite rigid about its snake laws. It is illegal […]

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Snakes in New Mexico

By Snaketracks / May 29, 2021

There are 50 native snakes in New Mexico, but there are only two types of venomous snakes. They are Rattlesnakes and Coral Snakes. They are mainly found in the southwestern regions of the state. While snake bites in New Mexico are quite a rare occurrence, happening about 100 times yearly due to rattlesnakes, there are […]

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Snakes in Wyoming

By Snaketracks / May 26, 2021

There are 15 snakes in Wyoming that are native to the state, two of which are venomous. According to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, those two species are the Prairie Rattlesnakes and the Midget Faded Rattlesnake. According to the Animal Damage Management Board Rules in Wyoming, all snakes may be imported, except those that […]

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Snakes in Hawaii

By Snaketracks / May 21, 2021

The are no native snakes in Hawaii, but there are 7 species found in the state. Regulations are in place to restrict them from being introduced to the environment, though some still slip through the cracks. Introducing large amounts of new snakes to the islands could mess up their already unique environment, which is why […]

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Snakes in Massachussetts

By Snaketracks / May 21, 2021

There are 14 species of snakes in Massachusetts, two of which are venomous. However, you would rarely run into them since they mostly stick to hiding in their habitats and are quite timid. There are no other venomous snakes native to Massachusetts other than the Timber Rattlesnake and Northern Copperhead. In the state of Massachusetts, […]

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Snakes in Alaska

By Snaketracks / May 21, 2021

Legend has it that there are absolutely no snakes in Alaska. If you’re not a fan of snakes or are scared of these slithery beings, you’ll be glad to know that there are no venomous snakes in the entirety of the state. Alaska is famous for its absence of snakes, but that does not mean […]

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